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Albany County Legislator Sam Fein recently received a Merit Award from the Congress for the New Urbanism for his involvement with the Albany Riverfront Collaborative and its effort to reimagine I-787. Sam talked to Mark Dunlea of Hudson Mohawk Magazine about the ongoing effort to reclaim Albany's Riverfront for community use. www.albanyriverfrontcollaborative.com
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Portia Munson’s “Flood” is currently on view at Art Omi. Two of the central sculptures are seductive collections of blue discarded plastics and in this segment we focus on the third central sculpture and Munson’s paintings. “Flood” by Portia Munson is on view at Art Omi until September 25, 2022. There will be a second part of this interview focusing on her work with discarded plastics.
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Do you remember when 50-A was repealed in New York in 2020 or what that even was? Well, Bobby Hodgson a supervising attorney from the New York Civil Liberties Union spoke with Elizabeth Press about the NYCLU's continued efforts to uphold the appeal with their statewide police transparency campaign. In this interview, Bobby Hodgson further explains the repeal of 50-a, why police misconduct records need to be public, and the news that the NYCLU is suing the New York State Police for refusing to...
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Around 20 people who have been living on a vacant lot for many years, received notice that they had to leave last week. The way the developers who own the land handled the situation left many questions about the rights of owners vs. homeless and the problems of affordable housing in the area. Moses Nagel spoke to some Saratoga officials and activists involved.
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On June 24th, the Supreme Court announced the overturn of Roe v Wade. In the Capital Region were various rallies, this one in Townsend Park to center survivors, people with disabilities, queer & BIPOC communities. Hudson Mohawk Magazine producer reported on the scene Andrea Cunliffe.
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Network Roaming Labor Correspondent Willie Terry attended a Labor Panel forum on "Organizers on Organizing" at the James Connolly Social Club in Troy. The panel speakers consisted of organizers from the Amazon Labor Union, Starbucks Workers United, Joseph's House & Shelter, Skidmore College Faculty Forward, and SEIU Local 200United. In this labor segment, Willie spoke with labor panelist Aracell Herrera, Starbucks Worker and Organizer, and Heather Goodall, Amazon Scodack Worker,...
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Roaming Labor Correspondent Willie Terry joins us for this week’s check-in with a community group in his capacity as co-founder and organizer of the MLK Labor and Community Network. He spoke with Cathy Silber.
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Today, on the Hudson Mohawk Magazine: We begin with Elizabeth Press’s conversation with three Capital Roots staff members about the unionizing process. Then, Moses Nagel brings us a report on the homeless encampment in Saratoga that was recently removed. Later on, Water Justice Lab just began their summer program and we’ll hear part of Dan Shapley of Riverkeeper’s presentation. After that, we talk with Liz Zunon about her latest book on the art of El Anatsui. Finally, we talk with artist...
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Elizabeth Zunon is an Albany-based artist who has illustrated many children's books, the most recent being "Bottle Tops: The Art of El Anatsui." Zunon spoke with Hudson Mohawk Magazine about her creative process, creating positive images around Africa, and being a children's book illustrator. More info at: LizZunon.com Liz Zunon will have a book signing for "Bottle Tops: The Art of El Anatsui" with the author Alison Goldberg at the Bookstore of Stuyvesant Plaza in Albany on...
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Today, on the Hudson Mohawk Magazine, We begin with a story on the court throwing out Albany’s Good Cause eviction law Then, for our peace bucket, we talk with Maureen Aumand about the film “Voices for Peace.” Later on, we hear from several speakers from the June 24th rally at the Capitol protesting the Supreme Court on abortion After that,as part of Amy Lin’s series, we hear about landscape architecture and 1011 2nd ave project in troy. Finally, we have a segment from our archives from...
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A personal experience of abortion and the lie behind "pro-life" are shared in this excerpt from the 6/24/22 Albany NY protest against the overturning of Roe v. Wade. Produced by Brea Barthel, who regrets the poor sound quality due to wind. CC image
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For June the Creative Economy crew dropped in on a couple openings: June 10, 2022 : John Van Alstine | Directors Circle Preview Event John Van Alstine has been described as an abstract artist with a keen sense of composition, who evokes narratives from inanimate objects, and a sculptor who finds the balance and energy in the moment. Van Alstine works at the nexus of natural forces and the man made, at the intersection between wild nature and technology. Interviews include John, Guest Curator...
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On July 9, 2022, the Hudson Mohawk Magazine Network Roaming Labor Correspondent Willie Terry attended a Labor Panel forum on "Organizers on Organizing" at the James Connolly Social Club in Troy. The panel speakers consisted of organizers from the Amazon Labor Union, Starbucks Workers United, Joseph's House & Shelter, Skidmore College Faculty Foward, and SEIU Local 200United. In this labor segment, Willie spoke about the event with Jessica Ramos, Starbuck Worker, and Sean Collin,...
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Decisions made by the United States Supreme Court during its latest term have left court-watchers and the general public alike wondering what has become of the separation of church and state. Hudson Mohawk Magazine correspondent Corinne Carey spoke with Vincent Bonventre, Albany Law School's Justice Robert H. Jackson Distinguished Professor of Law about the Court's decisions and what they mean for the future of the First Amendment's religious liberty guarantees.
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Stephanie Dudek of Troy Public Library suggests two summer reads and notes on July activities. "Wild Life: Dispatches from a Childhood of Baboons and Buttondowns" (Keena Roberts, 2019) is a nonfiction book about growing up with parents who studied primates, and the challenges of then adjusting to American schools. "The Maid: A Novel" (Nita Prose, 2022)is a recent locked-room mystery set in a hotel. July activities include a discussion with Dr. David Borton about his...
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On July 9, 2022, the Hudson Mohawk Magazine Network Roaming Labor Correspondent Willie Terry attended a Labor Panel forum on "Organizers on Organizing" at the James Connolly Social Club in Troy. The panel speakers consisted of organizers from the Amazon Labor Union, Starbucks Workers United, Joseph's House & Shelter, Skidmore College Faculty Forward, and SEIU Local 200United. In this labor segment, Willie spoke with labor about the event with panelist Jon Conlan, Joseph's House...
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Dan Shapley of Riverkeeper joined the Water Justice Lab last week to talk about the water quality of the Hudson River, based on data that Water Justice Lab is helping to collect, in the NATURE Lab community science lab. The news is overall positive, but swimming conditions are not so great in Troy. He tells us what’s causing it and what we should know.
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If you haven't heard yet, the staff at Capital Roots asked the board and management to voluntarily accept their request to unionize. And, after some deliberation, they did! Elizabeth Press (EP) spoke to three Capital Roots staff members about the unionizing process. That was an interview with Melissa Spiegel, Nicki Russell, and Cody Bloomfield. You can catch Cody on a labor panel this Saturday, July 9 called Organizers on Organizing at the James Connolly Social Club.
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Retired meteorologist Hugh Johnson joins us to discuss the impact of heat waves on people and economics with Blaise Bryant and Brea Barthel.
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On July 5, EPA attended a meeting with the South End Neighborhood Association in Albany to discuss the ongoing development of an action plan to address air pollution and other health issues in the community. Albany County Legislator Carolyn McLaughlin provides an update. With Mark Dunlea for Hudson Mohawk Magazine.
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Today, on the Hudson Mohawk Magazine: We begin with Dan Shapley of Riverkeeper talking about the swimming conditions in the Hudson River. Then, Corinne Carey speaks with Professor Bonventre of Albany Law School about the increasingly blurred lines between church and state in the US Supreme Court decisions. After that, Brea Barthel heads to the Troy Public Library for some summer reading suggestions for adults. Finally, we go into our archives for a Food Diary story from 2019 in which Amy...
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Hudson Mohawk Magazine correspondent Corinne Carey stopped by Helderberg Meadworks in Troy to talk with barkeep Ashleigh Ellis about what's on tap (and in bottles)at the newly-opened Helderberg Meadworks spot on 3rd Street. From ciders and mead to a drink called a "braggot," Corinne and Ashleigh shared some drinks and talked about how -- no matter what your drink of choice -- you'll find something interesting to try at Meadworks' bar.
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Today, on the Hudson Mohawk Magazine: We begin with Mark Dunlea talking with Albany Councilwoman Carolyn McLaughlin about the South End Neighborhood Association’s action plan to address air pollution and other health issues. Then, our Plastics Correspondent Alexis Goldsmith joins us to share tips on reducing plastic pollution when picnicking. Later on, Portia Munson talks to Sina Basila Hickey about her piece “Reflecting Pool,” a large collection of discarded plastics, currently on...
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The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation has denied the air permit renewal for the Greenridge Generation cryptocurrency mining facility on Seneca Lake. DEC found that the facility didn’t meet the statewide greenhouse gas emission limits under the new climate law (CLCPA). Liz Moran of EarthJustice discussed the decision as well as the status of the bill passed by state lawmakers calling for a 2-year moratorium on new POW crypto mining operations with Mark Dunlea of Hudson...
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This excerpt from the 6/24/22 Albany NY protest against the overturning of Roe v. Wade features Jamaica Miles, BLM activist, showing the impact of the decision on people of color and the need for action across issues. Produced by Brea Barthel, who regrets the poor sound quality due to wind.
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HMM correspondent Corinne Carey talked to Larry Russo, owner of the Pig Pit BBQ in Cohoes about how the COVID-19 pandemic has affected his restaurant, his new limited-edition menu offering of smoked Thanksgiving turkeys, and Cohoes' Wing Wars.
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Looking for a summer read or activity? Laurie Dreyer, manager of Troy's Lansingburgh branch, recommends three books and shares info on heaps of activities. The books: "The Theft of Sunlight" (fantasy by Intisar Khanani, 2021); "The Maid: A Novel" (Nita Prose, 2022); and "The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian" (Sherman Alexie, 2009). Laurie notes that Alexie's book is frequently banned, for a variety of reasons. Wednesday and Saturday activities include...
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How do performance artists respond to political issues, advocate for social justice, and acknowledge discouraging news? How important is art in the effectiveness of social movements? Sina Basila Hickey reached out to Reverend Billy, a frequenter at the Sanctuary with his Stop Shopping Choir, to talk about his experience in performance art and its advocacy power.
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On Saturday, June 26, 2021, Hudson Mohawk Magazine Roaming Labor Correspondent Willie Terry attended the Albany Filipinos American Day Parade in Washington Park. In this roaming segment, you will hear his interview with Fareed Michelen and Sol Kapunan's about their views on why they celebrate Filipinos with a parade today.
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Blaise Bryant brings us this discussion with retired meteorologist Hugh Johnson. This time they focus on thunder and thunderstorms, something quite timely given the weather and sound effects on Monday evening as we produce this program.
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Amy Lin is an Architecture student at RPI. She created a podcast series about architecture. This is her second piece, an interview with professor Christianna Bennett. They discussed the field of landscape architecture, the re-zoning and development plans of 1011 2nd ave in Troy, and what designers can do to help better our world.
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On June 17-19, 2022, Labor Notes held a major conference of grassroots labor activists in Chicago. Labor Notes is a non-profit organization and network for rank-and-file union members and grassroots labor activists. Hudson Mohawk Magazine Network Roaming Labor Correspondent Willie Terry covered the conference virtually. In this labor segment, he shares audio excerpts of the presentation given by Stacy Davis Gates, President of the Chicago Teachers Union, and Elise Bryant, President of the...
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The city of Albany’s “good-cause” eviction law, the first of its kind in the state, was struck down by a state Supreme Court judge last week. Landlords successfully argued that the city was violating state law that guided tenant and landlord relationships. Canyon Ryan of United Tenants of Albany discusses the next steps at both the city and state level. With Mark Dunlea of Hudson Mohawk Magazine.
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Back in 2021, when Mr. Giovanone purchased Lakeview Mobile Home Park, residents feared that his plans to expand the neighboring boat storage would put their homes at risk and displace them. Angela Kaufman, a resident of Lakeview Mobile Home Park who has been outspoken about changes in the park, has been served with an eviction letter from the park's owner. Now she faces an eviction process which she feels is the landlord's way to avoid the legal stipend for displaced residents when the park...
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Voices for Peace is a documentary/theatrical film about anti-war activism, produced by Creative Action Unlimited. After playing for a few weeks at the Madison Theatre in Albany, it is available online for a small fee from July 5 to July 18. In addition to focusing on several nationally-known peace activists, it includes interviews with local activists Maureen Aumand, John Amidon, Pat Beetle, Mabel Leon and Joe Lombardo. Maureen talks about the film with Mark Dunlea of Hudson Mohawk Magazine. (...
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Today, on the Hudson Mohawk Magazine: We begin with Mark Dunlea’s conversation with Albany County Legislator Sam Fein about the Albany Riverfront Collaborative. Then, Roaming Labor Correspondent Willie Terry brings us excerpts from remarks delivered at the recent Labor Notes conference in Chicago, by Stacy Davis Gates, President of the Chicago Teachers Union, and Elise Bryant, President of the Coalition of Labor Union Women. Later on, reporting on our top headline, Elizabeth Press brings us...
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Nitty Scott MC is a queer, feminist, Afro-Latina hip-hop artist based in New York City. Over the last decade she has built for herself a successful music career despite the difficulties of navigating a male-dominated industry. Scott recently completed two years of touring the world in support of her acclaimed album Creature!, which celebrates intersectionaility and Afro-Latina womanhood. In this interview, she speaks with Hudson Mohawk Magazine Correspondent Petra Höller about her fan's...
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Plastics Correspondent Alexis Goldsmith gives us an overview of the Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) bill introduced by New York State Assemblymember Steve Englebright. There is an opportunity to learn about two bills that help New York State reduce packaging waste, prevent plastic pollution, boost recycling of paper and metal, and save taxpayers money. Learn more about Assemblymember Englebright's new Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) for packaging and Bigger Better Bottle Bills on...
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When it comes to help for those facing a major illness or stressful life change, support groups can prove to be a beneficial resource. The Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance, or DBSA, is a leading national organization that has a network of support groups across the United States for those struggling with mood disorders. On Sunday, June 12th, John Wallace, a budding mental health advocate, interviewed Sarah L, a facilitator for the local DBSA support group. In the interview, John asks...
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When the pandemic hit, Taina Asili, like many others, had to clear her calendar of in-person events. On June 2, 2021, Taina will return to the live stage for a free event by Pops Up at the Empire Plaza. She is also celebrating the release of a new song and music video that was commissioned by Troy City Music Hall, which you'll hear at the very beginning of this interview. To see the music video for "The Struggle Carries On, visit the Troy Music Hall YouTube page Find more information about...
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Rensselaer County emergency room Dr. Xavier Coughlin speaks with Hudson Mohawk Magazine correspondent Steve Pierce about latest developments in Covid and pandemic preparedness.
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At the Juneteenth 2022 screening of the feature film Sunshine Circle, clinical psychologist Dr. Sonja Ann Miller discusses issues of trauma and resilience with Marcia Reeves, writer and producer of the film, which tells her own story. Here, Dr. Miller talks with Hudson Mohawk Magazine producer Cathy Silber about trauma and resilience in the context of Juneteenth. For an interview with writer/producer Marcia Reeves and co-organizer of the event, Penny Holmes, Director of Ark., Inc. in Troy:...
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The Hudson Mohawk Magazine is celebrating our one year anniversary! We’ve officially been broadcasting this volunteer-driven, nightly news show for more than a year. WOOC Correspondent Melissa Bromley is sitting down with all of us volunteers producers to learn why we decided to get involved and why we think you listeners should join in! This week she spoke to host Clyanna Lightbourn. If you want to get involved, get in touch! You can email us at info@mediasanctuary.org or come to one of our...
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A special episode: a recording of Stretched Thin: The Grief of Traumatic Loss w/ Lisa Good a virtual event presented by People's Health Sanctuary of The Sanctuary for Independent Media that took place February 5, 2021
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On June 15, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released significantly reduced lifetime drinking water health advisory levels for PFOA and PFOS forever chemicals. These toxic contaminants were the center of the water controversy in Hoosick Falls and at the Norlite hazardous waste incinerator in Cohoes. Rob Hayes, the Clean Water Director at Environmental Advocates, discusses the impact of the changes with Mark Dunlea for Hudson Mohawk Magazine.
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On May 16, the court-appointed expert release his proposed new district lines for Congress and State Senates in NY after the initial maps drawn by Democrats in the state legislature were rejected by the state's highest court. Blair Horner of NYPIRG discusses how the new maps dramatically re-shapes several Congressional races. With Mark Dunlea for Hudson Mohawk Magazine.
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Justin Butts is a local farmer and livestock manager raising pigs, making soap, and working at Laughing Earth Farm in Cropseyville. HMM correspondent Corinne Carey visited Justin and his Kunekune (pronounced cooney cooney) pigs on the farm to talk about his career, soap-making, and humane and sustainable agriculture. Listeners can find Justin's Butts Bros Handmade Lard Soap at Laughing Earth Farm's farmstand or online on Facebook.
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A Climate Rally was held at the New York State Capital before Governor Cuomo's State of the State Address. WOOC correspondent, Michele Maserjian, interviewed various environmental activists from People from Albany United for Safe Energy (PAUSE), Food and Water Action, Extinction Rebellion, a local farmer, and activists from Ulster County.
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Part 8. HMM Roaming Labor Correspondent, Willie Terry, started a new segment entitled "The Struggle Continues." He defined it as a roundtable discussion on topics that impact the freedom struggles. The subject of the June 2021 talk was "From the Fourth of July to Juneteenth: What do they Mean to Black People?" The panelists are David Walker, Leon VanDyke, Carlo Dufflar, and Angel Martinez. Part 8.
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The Hudson Mohawk Magazine Network Roaming Labor Correspondent, Willie Terry, attended a zoom forum entitled, "Abolitionist Teaching and the Future of Schools" on June 23, 2020. Haymarket Books sponsored the conference, which was moderated by Brian Jones, Associate Educator for the Schomburg Center. In this segment, he recorded excerpts from one of the panelists, Bettina Love, Author and Professor at the University of Georgia. Professor Love spoke about how she got involved in the...
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Albany legislature hopeful Steve Wickham joins us in the studio today; we're discussing climate change, plastic bags, public transportation, and more.
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DiDi Delgado is currently leading a workshop series at the Albany Barn called Dismantling Racism and all the other isms. She sat down with Hudson Mohawk Magazine correspondent Elizabeth Press to talk about it. OUTRO: For more information on DiDi Delgado visit the didi delgado dot com.
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Dorothy Kim teaches Medieval Literature at Brandeis University. Her research focuses on race, gender, digital humanities, medieval women’s literary cultures, medievalism, Jewish/Christian difference, book history, digital media, and the alt-right. She was a 2013-2014 Fellow at the University of Michigan’s Frankel Institute of Advanced Judaic Studies where she drafted a monograph entitled Jewish/Christian Entanglements: Ancrene Wisse and its Material Worlds which is forthcoming from the...
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Next up, coffee! Hudson Mohawk Magazine producer, Elizabeth Press sat down with the owners and founder of JACOB ALEJANDRO, a coffee culture and coffee education company, to discuss their new business in Troy. That was Alejandro & Jake Griffin-Diaz from JACOB ALEJANDRO. Their first event is a Latte Art Throwdown on Thursday, August 19, 2021 at their shop on River Street.
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Rochester, NY emcee & producer Moses Rockwell recently released his 12th album entitled Until You Run Out of Cake. HMM's Jody Cowan spoke with him about his new project and goes into making Moses' signature sound. Moses Rockwell's new album Until You Run Out of Cake is available to listen to now on all streaming platforms and support at MosesRockwell.com He Will also be performing at Troy's No Fun Friday March 18th as part of Homeboy Sandman's There In Spirit Tour
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Pollinator Week, from June 20 to 26, is an annual celebration in support of pollinator health and a time to raise awareness about what we can do to protect them. Grace Nichols, a long-time environmental activist in the Capital District, talks with Mark Dunlea of Hudson Mohawk Magazine. For Nichol's website: www.pressherald.com/2022/06/20/maine-voices-gardens-cant-grow-without-bees-and-other-bugs/
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Among the few climate measures passed this year by the NYS legislature was the Utility Thermal Energy Network and Jobs Act. This would allow utilities to provide the piping and distribution needed for district geothermal energy projects. Bill Nowak of the NY Geothermal Energy Organization talks with Mark Dunlea of the Hudson Mohawk Magazine.
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This week's TripleEs segment Education Empowerment Entrepreneurship features Tatiana Cunningham, sponsor of this years CNYS Black Expo recapping that historic event.
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Tony Gaddy speaks with corespondent Willie Terry from Hudson Mohawk News about Black Commerence at the Black Expo.
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Rensselaer County Historian, Kathy Sheehan, sat down with Hudson Mohawk Magazine producer, Melissa Bromley, to share what's new at the Rensselaer County Historical Society. Join Kathy and author Jill Witbeck Knapp this Thursday (February 7th) for a History Talk on Anti Rent Wars and the 1869 murder of Sheriff Griggs. Visit www.rchsonline.org to find out more!
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We are joined once again in the studio by Luke Stoddard Nathan, the titan of Collar City Journalism. Tune in for an update on the PBA suit, Electric Bus Line, Sanctuary City, and more!
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The Hudson Mohawk Network Roaming Labor Correspondent, Willie Terry, attended the Capital Region “19th Juneteenth” celebration in Central Park in Schenectady on Saturday, June 14. The Schenectady Hamilton Hill Arts Center sponsored the event. In this segment, he interviewed Beverly Bardequez, President of the “Rap Road Historical District” about the History of the Rap Road African-American Community in Albany.
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The Spirit of the Suffragettes summer concert series and community resource fair will be launching alongside the seventh annual Freedom Festival on Saturday June 8th from 3-6pm, and then will be held in Freedom Square every Tuesday at 4-7pm from July 16th through August 20th, closing with the ninth annual StoryHarvest celebration in early September. For more information, visit tinyurl.com/suffragettespirit. Up next is Hudson Mohawk Magazine correspondent Cassidy McCabe, with an introduction to...
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Since returning to Albany in early January, the New York State legislature has acted on a number of bills that had long stalled in a legislature where power was held by the Democrats in the Assembly and the Republicans in the Senate. In this second edition of our Albany update, Hudson Mohawk Magazine correspondent Corinne Carey brings us a report from the Albany where the New York State legislature passed the Reproductive Health Act.
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In this installment of our coverage of the Troy elections, Hudson Mohawk Magazine correspondent Elizabeth Press sat down with Troy City Council District 2 Conservative Party candidate Kim Ashe-McPherson.
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Episode 10 of People’s Science features Dr. Charmaine Royal, associate professor of African & African American Studies, Biology, Global Health, and Family Medicine & Community Health at Duke University and Dr. Lee D. Baker, a professor of Cultural Anthropology, Sociology, and African and African American Studies at Duke as well. People’s Science interviews researchers and scientists of color from a variety of disciplines about the importance of their work and how systems of inequity...
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Ursula Rozum, co-director of the NYS Health Campaign, gives an update on the effort to enact a single payer universal health care program in NY. The group is planning a rally and lobby effort in Albany on June 7. With Mark Dunlea for Hudson Mohawk Radio Network.
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The Democrats have challenged all the independent petitions for Governor after ramming through changes to the law to make it largely impossible for independent third parties to get on the ballot for statewide office. Howie Hawkins, the Green Party nominee for Governor, discusses the Democrats' ongoing efforts to suppress electoral challenges in New York. With Mark Dunlea for Hudson Mohawk Magazine.
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Friends of Chamber Music Troy NY announce their new concert season and the start of their interactive discussion "Performance in Context" with the current season's musicians, The Escher String Quartet. Jennifer Laursen talks with HMM's correspondent Andrea Cunliffe about Chamber Music its history and its future in an experimental technological journey. The "Performance in Context" interactive discussion begins with the Escher String Quartet on Sept 9th and their concert...
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Kim Kelly is the author of the new book "Fight Like Hell." The book chronicles a history of the labor movement both in the distant and recent past. The author is a regular labor columnist in Teen Vogue as well as The Nation magazine and her writing has appeared in The Washington Post, The New York Times, the New Republic and more. Moses Nagel spoke with her this week as "Fight Like Hell" is set to come out on April 26th.
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Pinkster Festival at the Schuyler Mansion in Albany: Listen to interviews with event organizers - including Historic Interpreter and Preservation Analyst Cordell Reaves and Interpreter of African-American History Lavada Nahon.
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Intro: Allison Joseph, founder of the local chapter of "Black Girls Do Cycle" a national organization talks about diversity in cycling, cycling events, rouths and paths, and where to find a bike in the the Capital Region, here she speaks with Hudson Mohawk Magazines', Correspondent Andrea Cunliffe. Outro: That was HMM's Andrea Cunliffe talking to Allison Joseph of "Black Girls Do Bike: For more information, visit the Black Girls Do Bike Capital Region NY's private Facebook page,...
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The Albany hearing on the draft NYS Climate Action Plan was held on April 14. We hear comments from Rev. John Paalberg of the NYS Council of Churches; Con Edison; Bob Cohen of Citizen Action; Zach Dufresne of the New York Solar Energy Industries Association; and climate scientist Dr. James Hansen. By Mark Dunlea for Hudson Mohawk Magazine.
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